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Great Ideas

A mixture of things that I think are really clever, fun & worthwhile to either do or have

Great Ideas

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Keep flies away from outdoor food. I wish I would have known this for years now

Don't throw old white boards away. This article describes how to restore dry erase white boards that become hard to erase and/or require constant cleaning. After following these steps the whiteboard becomes easy to erase again.

DIY Scarf Hanger..

Use empty paper towel and wrapping paper tubes to store linens you only use occasionally. They'll stay wrinkle-free when rolled.

Cinnamon in the Sandbox - It keeps the bugs away! I knew cinnamon repelled ants... but I never thought of this! Brilliant! awesome pin

DUH!! Instantly hang a second panel behind existing curtains using a bungee cord! Well duh, why didn’t I think of that? @ Do It Yourself Pins

27 Ways To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible

THE BEST PIN EVER!!! Hidden tricks to get your house sparkling in record time. I think every Pinterest trick is listed here!

Rub your faucet with waxed paper, water doesn't leave a mark a ton more awesome household tricks! Pin now read later!

In this Crazy Life: Tips and Tricks

Photo: Mark Feirer | | from 10 Uses for an Egg Carton

Photo: Laura Moss | | from 10 Uses for Aluminum Foil | Sharpen scissors with foil -- who knew?

Pinner says: Mosquito Spray...I was at a deck party awhile back, and the bugs were having a ball biting everyone. A man at the party sprayed the lawn and deck floor with Listerine, and the little demons disappeared. The next year I filled a 4-ounce spray bottle and used it around my seat whenever I saw mosquitoes. And voila! That worked as well...worth a try...

Now I know what to do with the marbles in christmas crackers....Bake marbles at 325/350 for 20 min. Put in ice water to make them crack on the inside. Glue end caps to them with starter rings to create pretty pendants!


The cardboard carton is easy to light with a match and then the charcoal starts too! >> So smart and simple! Great if we get the weather for a BBQ!!

33 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten: A Printable List!

Wondering why I havent sewn these into any of my shirts.... This is brilliant.


Pop tabs = hanger connectors

a memory box for tickets. slit at the top to drop in more tickets as the years go on!

regular eraser can remove permanent marker from laminated materials! this is a million dollar tip!

How to clean a computer keyboard